Fela Kuti’s Son Seun Kuti to Perform in Rio this Wednesday

Blending jazz, funk and the Nigerian afrobeat, Seun Kuti will be staring at the Blue Note Rio, in Lagoa, with band Egypt 80, originally led by his father.

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Wednesday, March 14th, Nigerian musician Sean Kuti will perform at the Blue Note Rio, in Lagoa. Youngest son of legendary Fela Kuti, known as “the father of Afrobeat”, Sean Kuti will share the stage with band Egypt 80 in two sets, at 8PM and 10:30 PM.

Born in Lagos, Nigeria, Seun Kuti is deeply involved with the Afrobeat musical universe since he was 14 years-old, when Fela Kuti passed away. From ten on, Seun has been the leader of Egypt 80, Afrobeat band created by his father, in . . .

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